Tailgate Must Haves

Down, set, hut, hut! Football season is officially here, which means that tailgating all day and watching football all night is back to being the norm! Make sure you’ve got these MVP items when suiting up for your next tailgate with family and frien more »

Sep 25, 2014

Tailgating Traditions

College football means tailgating, and schools across Alabama and the South take the practice pretty seriously. It has evolved from its original incarnation (hanging out around an open pick-up bed) into full-fledged parties. And while every school an more »

Sep 19, 2014 the college view

Finding the Right Path

Learn how the Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery test can benefit your student by identifying where they excel, where they need work and what their interests are. more »

Sep 19, 2014 jobs/careers

The Impact of Pact: Update

As you may know, the option to opt into the Alabama Prepaid Affordable College Tuition (PACT) program has been closed since 2009 due to its near collapse following the economic recession of 2008. That, in addition to the steady increase in tuition ra more »

Sep 16, 2014 money matters

5 Fab Apps: Tailgating Touchdown

It’s football season, so grab your team gear and foam fingers and check out these handy tailgating apps. more »

Sep 16, 2014 Life Skills

Exploring Career Possibilities

Great opportunity to job shadow and investigate careers BEFORE college more »

Sep 16, 2014 jobs/careers

All About Allowances

Money, specifically allowance, is a topic that comes up often in many families. Should my child receive an allowance? What age should we start? How much is appropriate? What should my child’s allowance cover? This is a tricky area to navigate—especia more »

Sep 16, 2014 budgeting

Tasty Tailgating

Want to rack up some points with your tailgate or football party guests? Serve these delish, yet simple, dishes. more »

Sep 16, 2014 Life Skills

10 Tips for Finding Scholarships

Hoping for tuition assistance? We’ve done some of the legwork for you. Try these tips for finding and securing scholarships. more »

Aug 22, 2014 financial aid

Easy Does It: Easy Weekday Meals

Deciding what to fix for dinner every night (and then actually making it) can be a major chore. It needs to be easy and quick; it needs to be economical; it has to be delicious. Try these easy weeknight dinner recipes that hit all three marks. more »

Aug 21, 2014 Life Skills

5 Fab Apps: Study Smarter

The new school year is just around the corner, which means homework, tests and more tests. These apps can help develop and strengthen good study habits. more »

Aug 22, 2014 apps

  • WIKN: Christopher Gray

    Earning any amount of scholarship money is a cause for celebration, but what if you earned multiple scholarships? What would you do? Christopher Gray, who earned more than $13 million in scholarships, decided to share his secrets with others, startin more »

    Sep 16, 2014 What I Know Now

  • What I Know Now: LaToya Michelle Brown

    Since she was a child, LaToya has had the desire to watch over others. She has been shepherding young women as a mentor, and even wrote a book aimed at guiding them safely through the pressures and stressors of dating. But she’s also got a strong... more »

    Aug 20, 2014 What I Know Now

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